Tweeps in a tizzy after mysterious ‘UFO’ spotted in Japan

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Tweeps in a tizzy after mysterious ‘UFO’ spotted in Japan

It looks like a large balloon with propellers, but everyone's baffled by the object seen over Sendai city

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It’s hardly the stuff of little green men, but a mysterious balloon-like object seen floating across the skies of northern Japan has captured national attention, even prompting questions to the government.

The unidentified flying object was first spotted on Wednesday morning when residents in northern Sendai city took to social media to post pictures and debate what they were seeing.

“This white thing isn’t moving at all. What is it? Can anyone tell me?” wrote one user, with others chiming in using the hashtag “unidentified flying object” in Japanese...

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